University of St Thomas (227863)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,724
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$19,207
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.147%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
96.7%
1,123 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,588
69% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
65.8%
179 Graduates

About

University of St Thomas (227863) is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of St Thomas (227863) were Registered Nursing (198 degrees awarded), General Psychology (61 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (36 degrees).

In 2022, 1,005 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of St Thomas (227863). 69.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (414 degrees), 1.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (245 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas (227863) is $31,724, which is $7,728 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas (227863) is $31,724, which is $7,728 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,207.

In 2022, 73% of undergraduate students attending University of St Thomas (227863) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,724
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of St Thomas (227863) was $31,724. The cost of tuition at University of St Thomas (227863) is $7,728 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$19,207
2022 Value
4.59%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of St Thomas (227863) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,207. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of St Thomas (227863) grew by 4.59%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,780
Room and Board
$1,094
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of St Thomas (227863) was of $9,780 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,094. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

73% of undergraduate students at University of St Thomas (227863) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 9.88% with respect to 2021, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.147%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of St Thomas (227863) was 0.147%, which represents 1 out of the 681 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of St Thomas (227863) received 1,123 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.49% annual growth. Out of those 1,123 applicants, 1,086 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.7% acceptance rate.

There were 3,588 students enrolled at University of St Thomas (227863) in 2022. 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of St Thomas (227863) has an overall enrollment yield of 47.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,086
Accepted Out of 1,123

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of St Thomas (227863) was 96.7% (1,086 admissions from 1,123 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 98.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.49%, while admissions declined by −3.21%..

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SAT Scores

15%
Submission Percentage (2022)
78
Scores Submitted (2022)

15% of enrolled first-time students at University of St Thomas (227863) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of St Thomas (227863) had a total enrollment of 3,588 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas (227863) is 2,474 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,114. This means that 69% of students enrolled at University of St Thomas (227863) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of St Thomas (227863), both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.8% Hispanic or Latino, 24.7% White, 9.87% Asian, 8.31% Black or African American, 1.14% Two or More Races, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0836% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of St Thomas (227863) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (33%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.2%) and White Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (16.8%), followed by White Female (14.9%) and Black or African American Female (14.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of St Thomas (227863) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,588 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas (227863) is 2,474 and the part-time enrollment is 1,114. This means that 69% of students enrolled at University of St Thomas (227863) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of St Thomas (227863) was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of St Thomas (227863) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,608 enrolled students
  2. White
    887 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    354 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of St Thomas (227863) is 44.8% Hispanic or Latino, 24.7% White, 9.87% Asian, 8.31% Black or African American, 1.14% Two or More Races, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0836% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 161 students (4.49%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 395 more women than men received degrees from University of St Thomas (227863). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of St Thomas (227863) is hispanic or latino (414 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (245 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of St Thomas (227863) is Registered Nursing (198 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (61 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (36 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of St Thomas (227863), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (89 degrees awarded), Education (236 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,603,556 people), Secondary school teachers (521,046 people), Physicians (408,778 people), Education administrators (274,595 people), and Postsecondary teachers (257,159 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) in 2022 are Theology (89 degrees awarded), Education (236 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Math & Statistics (20 degrees), and Biology (57 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Theology (89 degrees awarded), Education (236 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Math & Statistics (20 degrees), and Biology (57 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Elementary & secondary schools (2,854,008 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (552,769 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (534,371 people), Offices of physicians (215,729 people), and Computer Systems Design (176,057 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Theology (89 degrees awarded), Education (236 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Math & Statistics (20 degrees), and Biology (57 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of St Thomas (227863).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 198 degrees awarded
  2. 61 degrees awarded
  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of St Thomas (227863) was Registered Nursing with 198 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

305
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
700
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 305 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas (227863), which is 0.436 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (700).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 35 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas (227863) in Registered Nursing, which is 0.215 times less than the 163 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 163 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas (227863) in Registered Nursing, which is 4.66 times more than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from University of St Thomas (227863) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (83.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of St Thomas (227863) is Female and Asian (83.9% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.12% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    414 degrees awarded
  2. White
    245 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    131 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of St Thomas (227863) is hispanic or latino (414 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (245 degrees).

1.89% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    302 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    167 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of St Thomas (227863) is hispanic or latino female (302 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (167 degrees).

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Operations

University of St Thomas (227863) has an endowment valued at nearly $130M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−11.4%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of St Thomas (227863) had a total salary expenditure of 91M. University of St Thomas (227863) employs 48 Associate professors, 46 Assistant professors and 30 Professors. Most academics at University of St Thomas (227863) are Male Associate professor (29), Male Assistant professor (26), and Female Assistant professor (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas (227863) are: Management, with 81 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 64 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees.

Endowment

$130M
2022 Endowment
9.57%
decline from 2021

University of St Thomas (227863) has an endowment valued at about $130M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of St Thomas (227863) declined 9.57% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $83.7M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$36.4M
2022 Salaries
11.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of St Thomas (227863) paid a median of $36.4M in salaries, which represents 40% of their overall expenditure ($91M) and a 11.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.5M
Instructional Salaries
133
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of St Thomas (227863) paid a total of $10.5M to 133 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
48 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
81 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of St Thomas (227863) were Associate professor with 48 employees, Assistant professor with 46 employees, and Professor with 30 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas (227863) were Management with 81 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 64 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of St Thomas (227863) was Male Associate professor with 29 employees, Male Assistant professor with 26 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 20 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of St Thomas (227863).

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